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Final murder suspect in McDowell County murder investigation in custody

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Kobe Rashawn Brown, 23

UPDATE: Kobe Brown has turned himself in to McDowell County Sheriff's Department.

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UPDATE: Raquel Adams has turned herself in to authorities. Kobe Brown is still wanted. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.


UPDATE: The victim of the Monday murder in McDowell County has been identified as Marcus Darcell Edwards of Welch.

No further updates are available at this time.

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UPDATE: The McDowell County Sheriff's Department is searching for two suspects after a body was found in the Havaco area.

Raquel Deshowna Adams, 34, and Kobe Rashawn Brown, 23, have both been named suspects. They were both last seen in the Havaco area on September 19.

Anyone with information pertaining to their whereabouts is encouraged to contact the McDowell County Sheriff's Department at (304)436-8523.

Stay with WVVA for the latest developments on this investigation.


HAVACO, W.Va. (WVVA) - Police are investigating a death after a body was found in McDowell County, leading law enforcement to converge on Havaco.

Sheriff's deputies and State troopers concentrate their initial search for clues and evidence in Havaco Bottom off Rt. 103.

The 911 call came in Monday around 4:30 p.m. Details about gender, race, and a preliminary cause of death are not available.

The Sheriff;s office set up incident command. However, it's unclear whether the Sheriff's Office or West Virginia State Police is leading the investigation.

WVVA will share more information when it's released.

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